Registration for Nature Programs for Fall 2020 begins on July 30, 2020.

Fall Colors Hike

Meet at Rollins Road Savannah for a chance to see the colors of fall in the mix of woods and prairie at this beautiful location. Park in lot off Drury Lane, north of Washington. Dress for the weather. Families welcome. Free. Registration required by Oct. 30.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 4
Time: 4 pm - 5 pm
Location: Rollins Savannah Forest Preserve
Program Number: 12497

Family Fishing Event

The 8th Annual Family Fishing Event is sponsored by the Huebner Fishery Management Foundation to provide an opportunity for fishing on the shores of Round Lake! Bring the family for fishing and pontoon boat rides. Please pre-register to be eligible for giveaways, free poles and bait.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 12
Time: 10 am to noon
Location: Lake Front Park
For: All ages (children must be supervised by adult)
Cost: Free
Program Number: 12651

Hikes for Health

One Saturday morning a month, enjoy a healthful hike at Rollins Savannah Forest Preserve. All ages and families welcome. Dress for the weather. Registration required. FREE.

12503 Saturday Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 8:30-9:30 am

Nature Tykes

Set aside time to engage in safe and enjoyable nature activities with your child. We will explore different themes using stories,songs, games, and outdoor exploration! Registration

Location: Prairie Grass Nature Museum
For: Ages 3-7 with parent

12499 Wednesdays Sept. 9, 16, 23 10 am - 11 am $18/$20
12500 Wednesdays
Oct. 7, 14, 21 10 am - 11 am
12504 Wednesdays
Nov. 4, 11, 18 10 am - 11 am $18/$20

Oaktober Celebration

The month of October is often called "Oaktober" in honor of our state tree, the White Oak. We recognize all ALL oaks in and around our state. Crafts, activities, and nature hikes will fill this day!

Date: Saturday, Oct. 3
Time: Noon - 1 pm
Location: Prairie Grass Nature Museum
For: All ages (children must be supervised by adult)
Cost: Free
Program Number: 12501

Silly Salamander

Come join us for a glimpse into the secret lives of salamanders! A family-friendly program to learn about and get close to a native salamander. FREE. Registration Required.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 17
Time: 10 am - 11 am
Location: Prairie Grass Nature Center
For: Ages 4+
Program Number: 12502